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... Quite possibly. Gokshuradi guggula - Moderate interaction warning. Guggul may increase how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Before taking guggul talk to your healthcare provider if you are taking any medications that are changed by the liver. Amruth (Tinospora Cordifolia) also acts on the liver. Yack. (8 replies)
... I was taking these Ayurvedic supplements. May be there could have been interraction with Red Yeast Rice: Amruth Tablet Navahrudayakalpa Gokshuradi guggula (8 replies)
... I am very worried now. I have decided to stop taking Red Yeast Rice as I think that may have caused the numbers to go high. ... (8 replies)

... Red Yeast Rice is a by far a safer product for the reduction of LDL cholesterol than any Statin drug. ... (2 replies)
... A few months ago I got some advice here about using Red Yeast Rice (instead of a prescribed statin) in an effort to bring down my LDL ( I took RYR for about four months starting last fall. During the month of January I started to have some muscle problems. I had what I... (2 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Feb 14, 2013
... Hi Lindat68, Welcome to the board. Instead of rewriting everything about current RYR products, may I suggest you do a search on this board for my name as there is an awful lot of information that I have written on this proven product. Also search for 'Natures Plus' (brand of Red Yeast Rice). This product works and has been very beneficial to a fair few members of this... (2 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Feb 12, 2013
... of the time. I don't want to take any statins so my doctor told me about red yeast rice. But when I googled it, it said that the ingredient found in red yeast rice to lower cholesterol has all but been removed and now there are only trace amounts found. ... (2 replies)
... start. I've CAD as of 2007, stented as well, and was treated with statins for around 4 months, and I could not handle them...had to get off them!! I've been on Red Yeast Rice for 3 years, which worked wonders up until now. I feel good, especially with ''no known side effects!'' I get my blood drawn every 3 months... ... (19 replies)
... Hi Johnstar, Sorry, I was being a little sarcastic. I know exactly what Lovastatin is, but not Lovarstatin. Chemically, Hong Qu and Lovastatin are not identical. I have been researching Red yeast Rice for quite a number of years now, and you are incorrect with your assumption that Monacolin 'K' (artificially replicated and known as the chemical Lovastatin) is the only... (19 replies)
... Been reading about the red yeast rice here and am wondering if there are any followups or updates? ... (19 replies)
... The dosage was red yeast rice 2400 mg twice daily --- Yikes, I just started taking a huge RYR pill at night (extended dose) and it's 600 mg, along with another huge CoQ10, and Niacin. Can't imagine doing 2400mg twice daily of RYR. (10 replies)
... Hi Yak, Thanks for the clarification. Here is some info. from the Source Natural bottle: Source Naturals Red Yeast Rice is citrinin-free and standardized to 1.5% mixed mevinolinic acid monacolins. I no longer have the Nature's Plus bottle but I think it was 1.7% monacolins. I had already decided to try this after using the Nature's Plus because it is in capsules... (10 replies)
... a day. That's why I like to keep my statin dose very low. If I should need an alternative, I will definitely try Red Yeast Rice. ... (10 replies)
... ted and contain harmful contaminants. The variation from brand to brand and the non FDA approval makes them somewhat risky to take at the higher doses necessary. Red Yeast Rice can also cause myalgia and muscle damage at higher doses according to many naturopathic doctors. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Ace, This just reiterates what has been proven over and over in the just under two hundred other RYR studies carried out over the years. (This study was using a high dose of RYR though, but I suppose that depended on the monacolin content used.) The American study prior to this one proved that a combination of red yeast rice and fish oil outperformed simvastatin, (the... (10 replies)
... The article also emphasized the fact that pravachol and red yeast rice were also the same in regard to side effects. Almost no muscle related side effects in both groups. ... (10 replies)
... dose red yeast rice supplements along with my statin? ... (2 replies)
... Do you have a Whole Foods? Other Health Food Stores? I wouldn't take a brand with a lot of fillers, as most of the cheaper brands have. I take Nature's Plus, if you can find it. (4 replies)
... hello. what stores carry red yeast rice. cant find it anywhere in new orleans. ... (4 replies)
... After that test I started taking Nature's Plus Herbal Actives Red Yeast Rice, the time released version, and continued for about six weeks before deciding to go see a doctor about my high cholesterol. ... (4 replies)

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